The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Wiltshire region that had Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 46 43 52
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 18 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.73% 2.04% 1.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.87% 2.16% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 12
Median daily rate £550 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.83 £59.50 £51.29
% change year-on-year
-26.34% +16.01%
Solutions Architect
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
628 647 650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 95.15% 94.45% 95.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 428 443
Median daily rate £375 £388 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +5.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £239 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 33 30
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.03 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.92% -4.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £31.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Wiltshire region that featured Solutions Architect in the job title.

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Wiltshire region.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Solutions Architect
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +5 13 £550 +15.78% 1
Corsham - 3 - -
Solutions Architect
South West

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, Solutions Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wiltshire region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 22 (53.66%) Banking
2 20 (48.78%) TOGAF
2 20 (48.78%) Finance
3 17 (41.46%) PRINCE2
4 16 (39.02%) VMware
5 15 (36.59%) Scrum
5 15 (36.59%) Security Cleared
5 15 (36.59%) Windows
6 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
7 13 (31.71%) SOA
7 13 (31.71%) UML
7 13 (31.71%) Software Engineering
7 13 (31.71%) Use Case
7 13 (31.71%) SDLC
8 11 (26.83%) Windows Server
8 11 (26.83%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
8 11 (26.83%) Middleware
9 9 (21.95%) SC Cleared
9 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (21.95%) Amazon AWS
10 8 (19.51%) Oracle
11 7 (17.07%) SQL
11 7 (17.07%) MySQL
11 7 (17.07%) Active Directory
11 7 (17.07%) ZABBIX
12 6 (14.63%) SCCM
12 6 (14.63%) Linux
12 6 (14.63%) Remote Desktop
13 5 (12.20%) MS Excel

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.76%) Confluence
2 2 (4.88%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.95%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.76%) GitHub
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (4.88%) VLAN
3 1 (2.44%) LAN
3 1 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.07%) MySQL
3 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Hudson
1 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
1 4 (9.76%) JIRA
1 4 (9.76%) Maven
General
1 22 (53.66%) Banking
2 20 (48.78%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.83%) Middleware
2 4 (9.76%) REST
2 4 (9.76%) Web Services
2 4 (9.76%) WSDL
2 4 (9.76%) XML
2 4 (9.76%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Mobile Payment
1 4 (9.76%) SWIFT
2 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (36.59%) Windows
2 11 (26.83%) Windows Server
3 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (14.63%) Linux
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.44%) Solaris
6 1 (2.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) TOGAF
2 17 (41.46%) PRINCE2
3 15 (36.59%) Scrum
4 13 (31.71%) SDLC
4 13 (31.71%) SOA
4 13 (31.71%) Software Engineering
4 13 (31.71%) UML
4 13 (31.71%) Use Case
5 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (12.20%) Business Continuity
5 5 (12.20%) Zachman Framework
6 4 (9.76%) Change Management
6 4 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (9.76%) Data Migration
6 4 (9.76%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (9.76%) Migration
6 4 (9.76%) MODAF
6 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (9.76%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) C++
2 1 (2.44%) Java
2 1 (2.44%) MATLAB
2 1 (2.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (36.59%) Security Cleared
2 9 (21.95%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) HL7
1 4 (9.76%) SEPA
System Software
1 11 (26.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (17.07%) Active Directory
3 4 (9.76%) Xen
4 2 (4.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (17.07%) ZABBIX
2 6 (14.63%) SCCM
3 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 16 (39.02%) VMware
2 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
3 8 (19.51%) Oracle
4 4 (9.76%) Citrix
5 2 (4.88%) Adobe
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